love-lies-bleeding

noun

Definition of love-lies-bleeding

1 : a cultivated plant of the genus Amaranthus (especially A. caudatus)

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First Known Use of love-lies-bleeding

1664, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Love-lies-bleeding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/love-lies-bleeding. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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